In the corporate mass media, we get manipulation of our minds like when they sow lots of doubt about known facts. For example, when after a long media black-out Newsweek finally wrote about the DNC lawsuit, it kept painting the facts of the rigged 2016 primaries as mere “beliefs.” It’s like writing some people believe it’s snowing. All you have to do is look out of the window and see for yourself. It’s not a belief whether it’s snowing or not. Continue reading
I dug this up. It’s still funny (and fitting):
(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Lewis Black on Donald Trump and Election”)
… except for him dismissing Hillary’s criminal acts (example her arms deals and regime change acts). Maybe he’s getting old. Not sure. I haven’t watched him in years since The Daily Show lost traction.
I think, today I’ll take a day off from writing for this blog or spending hours screening videos to share the best ones on here. After all, I should be spending more time looking for my next job, trying to make it a better one than the usual crap, and improving my credentials as an applicant. Continue reading
Posts about the DNC lawsuit and the current efforts to create a People’s Party have been getting me polemic reactions of this sort: “Another Clintonite is trying to get Berners to leave the Democratic Party so the Clintonite neoliberals can continue to control it? What a shock!”
Here is my reply, which any of you may borrow who are similarly besmirched with (insincere?), illogical, and downright insulting accusations of your alleged insincerity. Continue reading
Two days ago, I reported about the class action lawsuit brought against the Democratic National Committee. Funny enough, after all this time and all the evidence, I still get responses like: oh, it’s all sour grapes and BS.
To this I reply: It’s sour grapes or BS only when you refuse to look at the evidence! Continue reading
Two private corporations, whose operatives are not elected by us, control our federal, state, and local elections. They cheat us. They prevent us from having a democracy! And now, that one of them is hit with a lawsuit for its cheating, the corporate media (who take part in the cheating) don’t even tell us about it. Soon they may, but they will belittle it or defend the undermining of democracy (or our democratic republic, if you want to split hairs) that our founders risked their lives for and that we have always been told we had. Continue reading
What’s YOUR most important event of 2016?
Mine is this:
Bernie Sanders introduced us to each other — millions of Americans who know that our system is rigged and will fight for democracy, economic and social justice, and sensible public policies. Continue reading
I hope this is another sign of the oligarchy beginning to crumble.
(Note: if the video to which this article links gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Electoral College Elector Voted BERNIE- His Speech After Is Amazing!”)
Good video: Jimmy Dore presents and comments on what a Virginia man organizing his community to fight for a fair minimum wage had to say about the struggles his community has faced in the era of neoliberalism and corporate policy that has decimated wages.
(Note: if the video to which this article links gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Hillary’s Loss Makes Perfect Sense After Hearing This Man Speak”)
This is a very deep and coolheaded analysis people on many sides of the political spectrum may appreciate.
(Note: if the video to which this article links gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Global Empire: The Trump Effect”)
Summary of Tariq Ali’s November 9, 2016, speech linked to above (mostly taken word for word):
The conditions of everyday life for working people, the poor and others, are such that they are becoming completely alienated from the system. Racism and misogyny have always existed in the U.S., but it doesn’t explain on its own how layers of the population, incl. large numbers of white workers who voted for Obama, refused to vote for Clinton. Continue reading